Author Archives: paigepb
Painting 728 Studio 1: Ideation
This course has enriched my writing, vocabulary and process. Writing about my work took a while to articulate because simply I just think and do. There had yet to be a need or requirement to talk about my work or describe my procoss, plus I am on a new path. Colorful imagery, yet flat withContinue reading “Painting 728 Studio 1: Ideation”
You can see the plume grass throughout the town of Marshall, NC on the hillside with little puff flurries blowing in the wind like snowflakes. The plumes look electric when the sun is shining through. I’d like to play with the layering and landscape here, then move on to seeing the plumes in unexpected colorsContinue reading “Plume Grass”
Grass in Gallery
Grass in Crit Gallery
Today I wanted to see how my work looked the critique gallery. I love how they look together, but also love the pink one beside this cool portrait.
Second set of grass studies
The two with blurred water areas have been put in the trash and one missed the photo shoot, but I am enjoying the flow of ink and using a flat brush combined with a bamboo brush. The movement and repetition of brushstrokes builds my momentum and keeps me thinking of new compositions. The two inContinue reading “Second set of grass studies”
Spider Grass or Liriope, the scientific name is a great grass to use as a border along sidewalks or create edging around a tree. Most of the spider grass in our yard is helpful, but there was a long section in front that got out of line. You know when a child cuts their ownContinue reading “Spider Grass”
The summer of June 2018 I attended the teacher workshop week. The week included a tour of Alexander Hall and I saw this painting. Meeting Melinda tonight and hearing her speak about her work was incredible! She shared her first painting of a pile of shoes that she found in her parents garage and thenContinue reading “Melinda Borysevicz”
Big Grass Paintings
Using 40×60 inch watercolor paper and a two inch brush, these grass paintings of lowcounrty grasses were created today!